Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance: Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 19 April 2014 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today cold front located on a line
northwest-southeast over Haida Gwaii.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 975 mb located over western Bowie.

At 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight approaching warm front located near the
Outer Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:20 AM PDT 19 April 2014 An approaching 975 MB low and cold front across the northern
Waters have caused winds to rise to southeast storm force up to 55
knots ahead of the front. Hurricane force southeasterlies up to 70
knots are occurring near the headlands of Vancouver Island. Winds
will ease to strong to gale force late this evening over coastal
waters as the front reaches the BC coast.

A secondary system swinging around the primary low will enter
The coastal waters with more gale to storm force southeasterlies on
Sunday. The strongest winds with this system will again be felt from
the headlands of Vancouver Island northwards.